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Best Managed WooCommerce Hosting for 2021

Ecommerce Platforms

WooCommerce is one of the better-known tools for eCommerce sales in the world today. Designed to plug naturally into the world’s favorite CMS, WordPress, WooCommerce simplifies the act of building your own sales platform from scratch.

Nisa introduces Halloween and Christmas pre-sell event

Talking Retail

Nisa has launched a Halloween and Christmas pre-sell event to help partners learn more about the Co-op own brand ranges available to them.

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How to Customize Your Store Using WooCommerce Hooks

SellBrite

You’ve installed WooCommerce on your ecommerce site. Congrats! Now, it’s time to customize your store…but you have no clue how to do that. Well, there’s an easy and effective way you can tweak your online store without any hassle: WooCommerce hooks.

[Video] Optimizing for Conversions to Create Lifetime Value, Part 1: What Is Conversion Rate Optimization?

ROI Revolution

Published June 7, 2021. Optimizing your website for conversions is a crucial part of not only increasing sales but also increasing the lifetime value of your customers. Any brand selling online should be including conversion rate optimization in their strategy to be on the path to profitable growth.

11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

Luxury Ecommerce Boom Driven By Biggest Earners | Salsify

Salsify

With the closure of many physical stores in 2020, luxury brands had to quickly pivot their marketing strategies to reach today’s consumers. Digital Commerce Trend Watch

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Top 5 Questions on SOC 2 Compliance

GetElastic

When it comes to selecting an eCommerce solution it is important to base your evaluation on more than just functionality and pricing. You will want to confirm your chosen commerce solution has the high security standards in place to ensure that your systems and data are kept secure.

How to Use Data-Driven Customer Retention to Grow Revenue

Omnisend

Reading Time: 7 minutes. It’s no secret that your existing customers are your best customers. This isn’t to say that you shouldn’t focus on acquisition. However, every ecommerce merchant reaches a tipping point where it makes more sense to focus on retention.

The 10 Ingredients of Great Content Writing

Neil Patel

Content writing can be difficult. Just consider these numbers. An astonishing 98 percent of all marketing teams say written content is their most-used content type, yet one in three marketers admit their content writing is only “somewhat” or “not so” effective.

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Cumbrian Spar adds butchery and deli offering

Talking Retail

Spar Alston, in Cumbria, has completed a store refurbishment which saw the addition of new facilities including a butchery counter and fresh deli offering. The forecourt site, which has served the village since 2012, has remained open during the refurbishment.

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Retain Valuable Customers with Loyalty

Learn how to effectively retain your most valuable and profitable customers. Download Annex Cloud's 2020 Customer Retention white paper.

Stitch Fix the latest apparel retailer to contemplate resale

Retail Dive

The company beat expectations and raised its near-term outlook, but analysts see a murky future as it tries to expand its market

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP): The Definitive Guide for Marketers

Neil Patel

When it comes to your website, speed matters. The longer your page takes to load, the more traffic you’ll lose. A few years ago, Google launched its mobile-friendliness update and made page load speed one of its mobile search engine ranking factors.

Tesco unveils new pay deal for store staff

Talking Retail

Tesco has unveiled a new pay deal for hourly-paid store staff, which will see their hourly rates increase 2.7% from £9.30 to £9.55 from 5 September 2021. The one-year pay deal, which has been developed in partnership with Usdaw, is above inflation rates.

Months after taking Poshmark public, CFO to depart

Retail Dive

Anan Kashyap has spent his career in e-commerce, and was behind the IPOs of GrubHub and Kayak

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5 Key Elements for Building a Successful Data-Driven Product

When selecting data providers, companies must ensure they’re tapping into comprehensive, high-quality streams of fresh information which can be easily integrated into their products in a privacy-compliant manner.

Food sales continuing to rise, data shows

Talking Retail

Total retail sales increased by 10% in May compared with the same month in 2019, before Covid-19 hit consumer spending, new data reveals. The latest BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor shows that over the three months to May, food sales increased 9.8% on a total sales basis, and 10.2%

Pattern raises $60M to snap up DTC home brands

Retail Dive

The multi-brand consumer goods company, which currently houses Open Spaces and Equal Parts, recently added GIR to its assortment

Post Office says cash deposits and withdrawals continuing to recover

Talking Retail

Overall cash deposits and withdrawals increased month-on-month in May, highlighting that cash use continues to recover, new research reveals. The latest data from the Post Office’s May Cash Tracker shows business cash deposits totalled £824m, up 7.2% month-on-month, and up 139% year-on-year.

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Walmart, Amazon simultaneously add prescription discounts to membership perks

Retail Dive

Both giants are adding discounted medications to their paid subscription services as they expand their footprints across sectors

The Retailer’s Playbook for Customer Acquisition

This playbook outlines the four phases of program development and illustrates each point with real-world case studies from retailers that have found success.

Molson Coors invests £5m into hard seltzer roll-out

Talking Retail

Molson Coors Beverage Company is rolling out its Three Fold hard seltzer range into Bargain Booze stores via Bestway. The range consist of three flavours – Red Berries, Tropical and Citrus – in 330ml cans retailing between £2 and £2.20, as well as a variety six-pack.

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4 Ways Businesses Can Use Shipping to Reduce Cart Abandonment

Retail Touch

Consumers are spending more money online than they do in brick-and-mortar stores, particularly during the busy holiday season. But these same online shoppers do something else that all retailers hate: They fill up carts without making a purchase.

Brits continuing to support local businesses, data shows

Talking Retail

Consumer spending at independent convenience stores, off-licences, and local food and drink specialist retailers increased by 69.3% in May compared to the same period in 2019 before the pandemic, new research reveals.

The business of normalizing taboo topics

Retail Dive

From periods and acne to sex toys and toilet plungers, DTC brands are out to disrupt every eyebrow-raising industry under the sun

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Going Beyond Account-Based Marketing: Why ABM-i is the Wave of the Future

Evolve beyond account-based marketing and create a hyper-personalized approach that considers stakeholders as individuals. Learn 8 strategies to use data and technology to create scalable yet personalized ABM programs.

Cardiff city centre store finds new owner

Talking Retail

Spar Landmark Place, a leasehold store situated in the heart of Cardiff city centre, has been bought by local businessman Vishal Gandhi for an undisclosed sum.

How Reebok Is Challenging Itself to Become the Most Personalized Sports Brand in the World

Kibo

adidas Group’s Marco Fazio and Charmaine Amsler (Senior Manager and Associated Manager of Conversion Optimization respectively) spoke at Contentsquare’s latest CX Circle event on the importance of leveraging AI and data science for ecommerce brands.

Aldi introduces packaging made from recycled bound for the ocean

Talking Retail

Aldi is introducing packaging made with Prevented Ocean Plastic across its range of own-label fishcakes and crispbakes. The packaging, produced by Sharpak, includes fully traceable and certified recycled waste plastic that has been collected by communities living in coastal areas across the globe.

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Golden Goose Brings Personalization and its ‘Lived-in’ Aesthetic to New Beverly Hills Store

Retail Touch

Italian brand Golden Goose has amassed a cult-like following for its hand-made distressed sneakers — and now it has taken that “perfectly imperfect” aesthetic and translated it into a physical space in Beverly Hills, Calif.

7 Data-Driven Lead Generation Strategies That Drive Growth

Delivering sales-ready leads is a constant challenge for B2B marketers. Check out these 7 strategies to find and target high-value prospects who are ready to buy, and motivate them to act.